Wellcome Trust Seed Award to JG Graves Research Fellow in Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease

Dr Ryan MacDonald, a JG Graves Medical Research Fellow in the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease (IICD), has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Seed Award in Science (£99,631). Ryan’s grant entitled “Cellular and molecular mechanisms of glial patterning and morphogenesis” will combine confocal time-lapse imaging, transcriptomics, cell specific transgenes and CRISPR-based mutagenesis in…

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JG Graves Fellowships Awarded by the Medical School

Congratulations to Dr Ryan MacDonald and Dr Roger Thompson who have each been awarded a JG Graves Medical Research Fellowship by the Medical School to support their research in the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease. Dr Ryan MacDonald’s fellowship is entitled “Glial-Glial Interactions in Development and Disease”. Glial cells are a major component…

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